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ERROR 401: I can't publish my instructable! Answered

I can't publish my instructable because when I hit the publish button, after a very long wait, I get this message: ERROR 401: Not authorized to edit object EMN5N04FSSIUO9O Can anyone tell me if I am doing something wrong or how to fix this? Thanks.

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kelseymh (author)2009-04-01

That sounds like you were not logged in (but then how were you editing?). Can you post a screenshot? Have you tried again since that error?

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xACIDITYx (author)kelseymh2009-04-01

Maybe megmaine cleared cookies / cache whilst editing?

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Kiteman (author)xACIDITYx2014-10-15

If you have saved an "edit" URL as a favourite, you can try and open it without being logged in. I have had this issue with other people sending me URLs for advice with projects - they send the URL that is seen when in edit mode, and I am not authorised to see it. If I edit out the "edit" bit of the URL, I can see it.

The cure is to log in before going to the edit page.

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